3. POWER IN OPERATION
[Nouns] violence, inclemency, vehemence, might, impetuosity; boisterousness; effervescence, ebullition; turbulence, bluster; uproar, callithump [U.S.], riot, row, rumpus, le diable a quatre, devil to pay, all the fat in the fire.
severity [more]; ferocity, rage, fury; exacerbation, exasperation, malignity; fit, paroxysm; orgasm, climax, aphrodisia; force, brute force; outrage; coup de main; strain, shock, shog; spasm, convulsion, throe; hysterics, passion (state of excitability) [more].
outbreak, outburst; debacle; burst, bounce, dissilience, discharge, volley, explosion, blow-up, blast, detonation, rush, eruption, displosion, torrent.
berserk, berserker; fury, dragon, demon, tiger, beldame, Tisiphone, Megaera, Alecto, madcap, wild beast; fire eater (blusterer) [more].
[Verbs] be violent; run high; ferment, effervesce; romp, rampage; run wild, run amuck, run riot; break the peace; rush, tear; rush headlong, rush foremost; raise a storm, make a riot, make a row, kick up a row; rough house; bluster, rage, roar, riot, storm; boil, boil over; fume, foam, come on like a lion; wreak, bear down, ride roughshod, out Herod Herod; spread like wildfire.
break out, fly out, burst out; bounce, explode, go off, displode, fly, detonate, thunder, blow up, flash, flare, burst; shock, strain; break open, force open, pry open.
render violent; sharpen, stir up, quicken, excite, incite, annoy, urge, lash, stimulate, turn on; irritate, inflame, kindle, suscitate, foment; accelerate, aggravate, exasperate, exacerbate, convulse, infuriate, madden, lash into fury; fan the flame; add fuel to the flame, pour oil on the fire, oleum addere camino.
explode; let fly, fly off; discharge, detonate, set off, detonize, fulminate.
turbulent; disorderly; blustering, raging; troublous, riotous; tumultuary, tumultuous; obstreperous, uproarious; extravagant; unmitigated; ravening, tameless; frenzied (insane) [more]; desperate (rash) [more]; infuriate, furious, outrageous, frantic, hysteric, in hysterics.
fiery, flaming, scorching, hot, red-hot, ebullient.
savage, fierce, ferocious, fierce as a tiger.
excited; unquelled, unquenched, unextinguished, unrepressed, unbridled, unruly; headstrong, ungovernable, unappeasable, unmitigable; uncontrollable, incontrollable; insuppressible, irrepressible; orgastic.
spasmodic, convulsive, explosive; detonating; volcanic, meteoric; stormy (wind) [more].
[Adverbs] violently; amain; by storm, by force, by main force; with might and main; tooth and nail, vi et armis, at the point of the sword, at the point of the bayonet; at one fell swoop; with a high hand, through thick and thin; in desperation, with a vengeance; a outrance, a toute outrance; headlong, head foremost.